Tag Archives: youth

Join YLC for the 2022 virtual Unsung Heroes celebration! Youth Law Center

Please join us for the first virtual Unsung Heroes event on Thursday, December 8th, 2022 from 3-4:30pm PST. We will be celebrating […more…]

Providing for San Francisco’s Youngest Residents Wu Yee Children’s Services

Performance in the classroom, strong friendships, career success, and financial independence – these all start with a stable home life. […more…]

Helping Foster Care Survivors ‘Weather the Storms’ A Home Within

Anthony Pico was homeless, unemployed, and had aged out of the foster care system when he started seeing a therapist […more…]

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area

During the first few weeks after David began mentoring Ronald, he would find the five-year-old child sound asleep, not participating […more…]

Inspiring Black Male Youth to Build a Bold, New Future The Hidden Genius Project

Well before Silicon Valley’s diversity problem routinely made headlines, The Hidden Genius Project began to tap into the talents of […more…]

Saying Yes to Students Who Need a Supportive School Community Dunn School

“Ne Tentes Aut Perfice.”  This is the Latin motto that students and faculty at Dunn School, a private co-ed college […more…]

For the Love of Soccer San Francisco Youth Soccer

In Scotty Kober’s eyes, soccer is the most versatile sport in the world. Anywhere, anytime, anyone can play – all […more…]

Turntable Won’t Stop Until Young People Find Their Safe Place Turntable

Robynne Jeisman simply wants young people to find a safe place where they feel like they truly belong. As the […more…]

Helping Underserved Students Thrive Through Arts Classes That Reflect Their Reality Yeah, Art!

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” This quote from civil rights activist Marian Wright Edelman is the guiding force […more…]

Giving North Bay Area Students a Voice Through the Arts Youth in Arts

Since 1970, Youth in Arts has been helping students find their voices through the arts and creativity.  “We try to […more…]

Youth Speaks Amplifies the Narrative Power of a New Generation Youth Speaks

Co-founder of the only tech news website for Black millennials; head writer for Disney+’s upcoming superhero series starring a Black […more…]

Building a World Beyond Incarceration for Bay Area Youth Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Alex Diaz, 26, first encountered the youth organizing and community building nonprofit Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ, pronounced […more…]

Youth Law Center Carves Paths to College for Justice-Impacted Youth Youth Law Center

At 20, Jacqueline Rodriguez found herself at a critical junction in her life. If she continued on her path, the […more…]

Eyeglasses: The Critical Difference for So Many Struggling Students Vision to Learn

Five-year-old Noah was almost legally blind, pressing his nose against the page to make sense of the words. Then a […more…]

A Legacy of Outdoor Education and Lifelong Learning Vida Verde

Jessica Kahlman knows that many Bay Area students have yet to lay eyes on a majestic coast redwood or dip […more…]

More than Success, Students Rising Above is Giving Young People Lives of Fulfillment Students Rising Above

For 24 years, Students Rising Above (SRA) has helped thousands of students facing poverty and systemic barriers achieve success. “We […more…]

Connecting Youth to Jobs And Career Pathways Juma Ventures

Perhaps, if you were watching the Giants and Padres play in Oracle Park one recent evening, you might have seen […more…]

Turning Foster Care Into an ‘Engine of Opportunity’ John Burton Advocates for Youth

In 2018, a few months after Elizabeth Clews exited the foster care system at 18 years old, she was pregnant […more…]

Helping Vulnerable Kids Be Seen and Heard East Bay Children’s Law Offices

Here’s something you might not expect to hear from foster kids: “I want to spend more time with my lawyer.” […more…]

A Reimagining of California’s Commitment to the Emotional Well-Being of Its Children California Children’s Trust

Over the past few years, California’s leadership has responded boldly to the well-documented youth mental health crisis – one that […more…]

YLC Convenes National Conference of QPI Champions Youth Law Center

YLC launched the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) over a decade ago as a national movement committed to ensuring that all […more…]